Parepeolus stuardi, f, face, chile

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Detailed Description

Another nest parasite...as species that lays its eggs in the nest of other bees. In this case this species is known to lay its eggs in the group of bees in the genus Chalepogenus which occur south of the Amazonian region in South America. This specimens from the Packer Lab at York University. Photography Information: Canon Mark II 5D, Zerene Stacker, Stackshot Sled, 65mm Canon MP-E 1-5X macro lens, Twin Macro Flash in Styrofoam Cooler, F5.0, ISO 100, Shutter Speed 200 USGSBIML Photoshopping Technique: Note that we now have added using the burn tool at 50% opacity set to shadows to clean up the halos that bleed into the black background from "hot" color sections of the picture.

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Image Dimensions: 3720 x 3744

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